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Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
~By Petula Clark ~


My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences.
~By Cassandra Wilson ~


There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest!
~By Chris Rock ~


Dysphonia is not a singing problem. It's a voice box issue in the muscle on the voice, very different from having a nodule on the vocal cords, which I've never had. I'm lucky that I've never had that. It needs a long renewal time, and even today, I am still addressing it.
~By Shania Twain ~


As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it.
~By Charley Pride ~


I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music.
~By Bryn Terfel ~


Now I'm fortunate to have a good band in CA, and play many solo gigs as well. My point is that I stopped playing in bands and played solo for four years, to get back into the groove and pulse of writing and singing and who I am on stage.
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
~By Placido Domingo ~


He didn't want me to become a musician, he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
~By Nusrat F. A. Khan ~


A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
~By Jon Secada ~


I have to own something before I can say it, and I have to own it before I can sing it as well, emotionally. I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


My own singing voice is not very good and I don't think that anybody really sings in their own voice.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career.
~By Julie Andrews ~


There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
~By Blair Underwood ~


The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
~By Elvis Presley ~


What was important to me was entertaining the audience, and whether that meant winning, losing, singing, or whatever it was on the live show we were doing every week, which was awesome, I was game for it.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
~By Al Jarreau ~


I just want to make everybody feel what I'm singing. And just to relate to me and know that this has been dream since I was a little girl. I've worked so hard for this, and I just want them to connect with me.
~By Pia Toscano ~


What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


My look was even more solidified when I started singing in Greenwich Village with my sister Lucy. We wore matching dresses as the Simon Sisters.
~By Carly Simon ~


We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
~By William Brewster ~


Conducting has more to do with singing and breathing than with piano-playing.
~By Colin R. Davis ~


Singing your own songs is all about individual expression.
~By Lyle Lovett ~


Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
~By James Galway ~


They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
~By Craig Ferguson ~


I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
~By Minnie Driver ~


I appreciate what others have done in the past especially for my genre, and my style of singing. And they sure put a footprint - you know, they got the foot in the door, but I'm going to put my foot straight through the door.
~By James Durbin ~


I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


I think singing traditional country is wonderful, because I'm bringing it to my generation and to the younger kids.
~By LeAnn Rimes ~


If you don't ever stop singing, your voice stays in shape. It's like the marathon runner. You've got to run, run, run to stay in shape.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


Well, we have theatrical parties. It's not me singing. People like to get up and jam on the piano.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference.
~By Jill Scott ~


Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
~By Joe Cocker ~


An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
~By Danny Aiello ~


I've never taken vocal lessons. My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for singing has always been enough for me. In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing.
~By Elvis Costello ~


It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes.
~By Anton Seidl ~


We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
~By Taylor Swift ~


There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing.
~By Ethel Waters ~


The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


I'm very soulful. I grew up singing in church. When I sing a song, I like to feel what I'm singing.
~By Fantasia Barrino ~


Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass, the melodies, it's just difficult.
~By Kim Gordon ~


I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
~By Chris Brown ~


It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren't very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
~By Robin Trower ~


I will play my part by singing the spirit into every open heart.
~By Bobby Womack ~


Singing and being truthful to a song... I've developed that skill, and I know how to do that real instinctively, that's all I've been doing for the last 25 years.
~By Taylor Dane ~


Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was.
~By Stevie Nicks ~


Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin.
~By Jean Philippe Rameau ~


I recorded harp first or singing first. I recorded it all together. Part of the reason is that I don't know how to play the songs without also singing. I forget how they progress. I don't think that any of them are verse, chorus, verse, and so on. They are not simple.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows.
~By Placido Domingo ~


God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
~By Joe Cocker ~


If I didn't think and feel the way I think and feel, I couldn't sing the way I sing. And I like singing the way I sing.
~By Holly Near ~


There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room.
~By Diana Krall ~


I would be happy at a piano bar, singing. I just want to home in on being the best singer I can be.
~By Debby Boone ~


I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years.
~By Elaine Paige ~


When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
~By Jim Dale ~


I don't sing country music because I'm not capable of singing other kinds of music; I sing it because I think it's the most beautiful kind of music there is.
~By Lee Ann Womack ~


To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
~By Linda Lavin ~


My energy to sing, I get it from my singing. Singing was not a reason to make a living. This is the only thing I wanted to do.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


I was singing a lot of waltzes. And I was with Jerry Kennedy, my producer, and he was playing me some songs, and he said, hey, I want to play you this song that I'm going to get Jackie Ward to record.
~By Reba McEntire ~


When Frank the Pug is singing I Will Survive, the only reason it's funny is that Will is in that shot trying not to get angry. A shot of a dog singing I Will Survive on its own will not get a laugh.
~By Barry Sonnenfeld ~


Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing.
~By Rod Stewart ~


You put a song on the record or on tape and you stop singing it. You just don't sit around and sing it anymore unless you're performing. That's kind of sad.
~By Rick Danko ~


Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life, my singing career. And rightly so. I mean he was the best singer ever.
~By James Darren ~


By that point, I had started taking singing lessons. And after the first session, I mean, I was surprised that the windows didn't shatter. And after the third session, I really didn't know where this voice had come from.
~By Gerard Butler ~


Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


When I sing, I pick out people in the audience and pinpoint on them. So if you feel that I am singing just for you, you may be right!
~By Glenn Hughes ~


I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
~By James W. Black ~


I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway.
~By Kate Smith ~


I do, too, most recently while I was singing karaoke in some weird bar.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character.
~By Jessica Lange ~


When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
~By Muddy Waters ~


I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15.
~By Layne Staley ~


I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.
~By Spike Milligan ~


The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I started taking singing classes just two years ago. It was great. I never knew I could sing but I kind of found my voice.
~By Hilary Duff ~


I'm singing what I want to sing based on the emotion of what that day feels like. That's what comes out of my mouth and guitar. That impacts people. They know anything can happen.
~By John Mayer ~


I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating.
~By Charlotte Church ~


I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


Playing and singing at the same time is pretty cool, but sometimes it's difficult to know when you can just really let go a bit because you've got to get back to bloody microphone and sing some stuff.
~By Graham Coxon ~

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